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Ruth Davidson’s mission to save the Scottish Tories

Can the Scottish Conservative leader reinvigorate her party's toxic brand?

By Josh Lowe  

Ruth Davidson is proudly leading her party into battle on election day ©Andrew Milligan/PA Wire/Press Association Images

When I heard that my meeting with Ruth Davidson would be at a children’s indoor play park in the seaside town of Ayr, I wondered if the Scottish Conservative leader had fallen for her own hype. This was, after all, the politician whose general election 2015 journey BuzzFeed recently called “The Most Fun Election Campaign Ever,” due to…

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